This type of decoration is Capodimonte style frequently used appling flowers clay on vases, photoframes, mirrors, clocks, boxes.


Clay flowers like the ones in the photos can be only handmade. You start with a piece of clay and you press it in the palm of your hand to get a small thin shaped foil.
In case you want a rose this foil will be rolled into a bud. Then the other petals will be added to it. Just by changing the position of your hand and by means of some small wooden or iron tools you can obtain,
ther shapes of flowers such as: callas, dahlias, daisies and many others. These flowers are applied on basket, vases, mirror-frame and other kind of items,
This kind of production is typical of Nove and Bassano.